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Adware.MetaSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:45:02 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.0
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
STHomePage2.dll STLinks2.dlll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.MetaSearch is an adware that modifies the Internet Explorer home page.

Symptoms


Microsoft Internet Explorer home page and search page are reset every time Windows restarts.

Transmission


This adware is generally manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 9, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 15, 2005
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